This site uses a technology called “cookies” which are standard in the industry, and used by many commercial websites. As well, we use web server logs to collect information about visits to our webiste, and what happens during the visit.
This information may include date and time of visit, amount of time spent on website, which pages were visited, the sites before and after your visit, and your IP address.
A cookie is a small text file that a website stores on your computer or mobile device when you visit that site. In order to allow this website to work effectively, we sometimes need to put small files called ‘cookies’ on your computer.
This enables the website to remember the pages you have visited along with your preferences (e.g. user name, language, font size, date and time of visit, amount of time spent on website, which pages were visited, the sites before and after your visit, and your IP address, etc.)
This way, you don’t need to fill these in again every time you visit the site.
Cookies enable better service and use of the website, which is also more tailored to your preferences.
A web site can send a cookie to your web browser if your browser’s preferences are set to accept it.
A web site can only access the cookies it has sent to you, not cookies from other websites. Most up to date web browsers allow the option of clearing cookies should you want to do that.
- Your location preferences.
- Your current location.
- Your browsing preferences and clickstream data, which we use to optimise the use and functionality of the website.
- Advertisements and your interests and preferences are geared as much as possible to the information from our website and our partners.